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The Resource British literature, edited by Hazelton Spencer

British literature, edited by Hazelton Spencer

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British literature
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British literature
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edited by Hazelton Spencer
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1893-1944
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Spencer, Hazelton
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  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
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.S57 1963
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English literature
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Contents
  • Seafarer
  • The dream of the rood
  • Brunanburg
  • Maldon
  • v. 1.
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Old English.
  • Beowulf
  • Shorter old English poems.
  • Deor
  • A wife's lament
  • Wanderer
  • Wynter wakenth al my care
  • I syng of a myden
  • Adam lay i-bowndyn
  • Timor mortis
  • From Piers Plowman.
  • Prologue
  • The field full of folk
  • The seven deadly sins
  • Sir Gawain and the green knight
  • from The Canterbury tales.
  • v. 1.
  • The general prologue
  • The words between the host and the miller
  • The wife of Bath's prologue
  • The words between the summoner and the friar
  • The friar's prologue and tale
  • The words of the Franklin to the squire and of the host to the franklin
  • The franklin's prologue and tale
  • The words of the host to the physician and the pardoner
  • The pardoner's prologue and tale
  • from The prioress's tale.
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • The words of the host to Chaucer
  • The nun's priest's prologue and tale
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Middle English.
  • Middle English lyrics.
  • Sumer is icumen in
  • Lenten ys come with love
  • Alysoun
  • With longyng Y am lad
  • v. 1.
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Middle English.
  • Medieval drama.
  • The second shepherds' play
  • Babylon, or, The bonnie banks o' Fordie
  • Hind horn
  • The three ravens
  • Kemp Owyne
  • Sir Patrick Spence
  • Child waters
  • Sweet William's ghost
  • Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
  • Bonny Barbara Allan
  • Robin Hood and Allen a Dale
  • v. 1.
  • Robin Hood's death
  • Chevy Chase
  • Mary Hamilton
  • Get up and bar the door
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Middle English.
  • from Le morte d'arthur : book XXI
  • Thomas Malory
  • The popular ballads.
  • The Douglas tragedy
  • Edward
  • The song of Solomon 1-4
  • Matthew 5:1-12, 6
  • I Corinthians 13
  • Forget not yet
  • The lover compareth his state to a ship in perilous storm tossed on the sea
  • A renouncing of love
  • The lover complaineth the unkindness of his love
  • The lover showeth how he is forsaken of such as he sometime enjoyed
  • Thomas Wyatt
  • Description of spring, wherein each thing renews, save only the lover
  • v. 1.
  • Vow to love faithfully howsoever he be rewarded
  • How no age is content with his own estate, and how the age of children is the happiest, if they had skill to understand it
  • Henry Howard
  • Cupid and my campaspe
  • What bird so sings?
  • from Euphues, the anatomy of wit
  • John Lyly
  • from Astrophel and Stella.
  • 1, 3, 14, 15, 31, 41, 74, 90
  • Philip Sidney
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Leave me, o love
  • from The defense of poesy
  • Philip Sidney
  • The Renaissance.
  • The English Bible.
  • 2 Samuel 11, 12
  • Job 1-3, 12-14, 38-42
  • Psalms 8, 19, 24, 90
  • Ecclesiastes 11, 12
  • There is a lady sweet and kind
  • anonymous
  • The lowest trees have tops
  • My mind to me a kingdom is
  • Edward Dyer
  • Fair is my love
  • Ah, were she pitiful
  • Sephestia's song to her child
  • The shepherd's wife's song
  • Sweet are the thoughts
  • v. 1.
  • Philomela's ode
  • Robert Greene
  • His golden locks time hath to silver turned
  • George Peele
  • Spring, the sweet spring
  • Adieu, farewell Earth's bliss
  • Thomas Nashe
  • Our passions are most like
  • Go, soul, the body's guest
  • Give me my scallop-shell of quiet
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Even such is time
  • The last fight of the Revenge at sea
  • Walter Raleigh
  • from The faery queen.
  • A letter-- to-- Sir Walter Raleigh
  • from Book I, Cantos I through XII
  • Edmund Spenser
  • from Amoretti.
  • 1, 70, 75, 82
  • Edmund Spenser
  • The Renaissance.
  • Epithalamion
  • Edmund Spenser
  • from Hero and Leander
  • Doctor Faustus
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • from Delia.
  • 6, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 50, 54, 55
  • Damuel Daniel
  • from Musophilus
  • Are they shadows?
  • Western wind, when will thou blow?
  • Samuel Daniel
  • from the Sonnets.
  • 15, 18, 23, 25, 29, 30, 32, 33, 55, 60, 64, 65, 66, 71, 73, 76, 90, 97, 98, 106, 109, 11, 116, 130, 146
  • William Shakespeare
  • Songs from the plays.
  • Who is Sylvia?
  • When daisies pied
  • When icicles hang
  • Sigh no more, ladies
  • Under the greenwood tree
  • Back and side go bare
  • Blow, blow
  • It was a lover and his lass
  • O mistress mine
  • When that I was and a little tiny boy
  • Hark, hark! The lark
  • Fear no more
  • When daffodils begin to peer
  • Come unto these yellow sands
  • Full fadom five
  • Where the bee sucks
  • My love in her attire
  • William Shakespeare
  • from Idea.
  • To the reader of these sonnets
  • 3, 4, 9, 20, 24, 25, 37, 42, 44, 49, 57, 60, 61
  • Michael Drayton
  • Ode to the Virginian voyage
  • Ballad of Agincourt
  • Michael Drayton
  • Art thou poor?
  • Golden slumbers
  • Weep you no more, sad fountains
  • Thomas Dekker
  • My sweetest Lesbia
  • I care not for these ladies
  • Follow thy fair sun
  • When to her lute
  • The man of life upright
  • Rose-cheeked Laura
  • Now winter nights enlarge
  • Thrice toss these oaken ashes
  • Never love
  • Sweet Cupid, ripen her desire
  • There is a garden in her face
  • Thomas Campion
  • Of love
  • Of great place
  • Of wisdom for a man's self
  • Of discourse
  • Of riches
  • Of custom and education
  • Of negotiating
  • Of studies
  • Francis Bacon
  • from The advancement of learning
  • v. 1.
  • Francis Bacon
  • The good morrow
  • Go and catch a falling star
  • The indifferent
  • The canonization
  • Lovers' infiniteness
  • Sweetest love, I do not go
  • A valediction forbidding mourning
  • The dream
  • The ecstasy
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • The funeral
  • Absence
  • John Donne
  • from Holy sonnets.
  • 5, 7, 10
  • John Donne
  • A hymn to God the Father
  • John Donne
  • The seventeenth century.
  • from Essays, or, Counsels civil and moral.
  • Of truth
  • Of adversity
  • Of parents and children
  • Of marriage and single life
  • A young man
  • A vulgar-spirited man
  • A downright scholar
  • John Earle
  • The good schoolmaster
  • Thomas Fuller
  • To Doctor Empiric
  • On my first son
  • Inviting a friend to supper
  • Epitaph on S.P., a child of Queen Eliabeth's chapel
  • v. 1.
  • Song : to Celia (1)
  • Song : to Celia (2)
  • Charis : her triumph
  • It is not growing like a tree
  • To the memory of my beloved, the author, Mr. William Shakespeare
  • Slow, slow, fresh fount
  • Still to be neat
  • To a friend : an epigram of Inigo Jones
  • from Timber, or, Discoveries made upon men and matter
  • Ben Jonson
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Dramatic prologues.
  • Prologue to Every man in his humor
  • from The induction to Every man out of his humor
  • Prologue to Volpone, or, The fox
  • Ben Jonson
  • Call for the robin redbreast
  • All the flowers of the spring
  • The Duchess of Malfi
  • John Webster
  • The argument of his book
  • The seventeenth century.
  • To the sour reader
  • When he would have his verses read
  • Upon the loss of his mistresses
  • Cherry-ripe
  • Delight in disorder
  • To Dianeme
  • Corinna's going a-maying
  • To the virgins, to make much of time
  • His poetry his pillar
  • To Anthea, who may command him anything
  • The honest man
  • Upon a child that died
  • To daffodils
  • Meat without mirth
  • His prayer to Ben Jonson
  • The night-piece, to Julia
  • Not every day fit for verse
  • A ternary of littles, upon a pipkin of jelly sent to a lady
  • Upon Julia's clothes
  • Upon Prue, his maid
  • An ode for him (Ben Jonson)
  • Joseph Hall
  • His litany, to the Holy Spirit
  • A thanksgiving to God, for His house
  • Another grace for a child
  • To keep a true Lent
  • Robert Herrick
  • An affectate traveler
  • An excellent actor
  • Thomas Overbury
  • Love
  • George Herbert
  • On Mr. G. Herbert's book, entitled The temple of sacred poems, sent to a gentlewoman
  • A hymn in the name and honor of the admirable St. Teresa
  • from The flaming heart
  • In the holy nativity of our Lord God
  • Richard Crashaw
  • The retreat
  • Peace
  • Corruption
  • v. 1.
  • The world
  • Man
  • They are all gone
  • The revival
  • Henry Vaughan
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • The seventeenth century.
  • Virtue
  • Dullness
  • The collar
  • The pulley
  • The elixir
  • John Marston
  • from the Preface to the Fables
  • John Dryden
  • The way of the world
  • Wililam Congreve
  • Mr. Francis Beaumont's leatter to Ben Jonson
  • Francis Beaumont
  • Orpheus with his lute
  • Care-charming sleep
  • Drink today
  • O fair sweet face
  • John Fletcher
  • Pack, clouds, away
  • Ye little birds
  • v. 1.
  • The author to his book
  • Thomas Heywood
  • A momento for morality
  • Yet if his majesty
  • anonymous
  • Shall I, wasting?
  • A love sonnet
  • George Wither
  • Persuasions to enjoy
  • Ingrateful beauty threatened
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Disdain returned
  • Upon a ribbon
  • A song
  • Thomas Carew
  • The lark now leaves his wat'ry nest
  • William D'Avenant
  • To Mr. Henry Lawes
  • On a girdle
  • Go, lovely rose
  • Of the last verses in the book
  • The seventeenth century.
  • Edmund Waller
  • Why so pale and wan?
  • The constant lover
  • John Suckling
  • from Hudibras
  • Samuel Butler
  • To Althea, from prison
  • To Lucasta, going to the wars
  • To Lucasta, going beyond the seas
  • Richard Lovelace
  • The character of a happy life
  • The wish
  • On the death of Mr. Crashaw
  • from Anacreontics : II. Drinking
  • Abraham Cowley
  • An Horation ode upon Cromwell's return from Ireland
  • Bermudas
  • To his coy mistress
  • The definition of love
  • The garden
  • Andrew Marvell
  • On his mistress, the Queen of Bohemia
  • Song
  • Charles Sackville
  • Not, Celia
  • Love still has something of the sea
  • Charles Sedley
  • Absent from thee
  • Love and life
  • The king's epitaph
  • A satire against mankind
  • John Wilmot
  • On the death of Sir Albert Morton's wife
  • from The complete angler
  • Izaak Walton
  • from Religo Medici
  • from Hydriotaphia : urn burial
  • Thomas Browne
  • L'Allegro
  • Il Penseroso
  • Lycidas
  • How soon hath time
  • To the Lord General Cromwell, May, 1652
  • Henry Wotton
  • On his blindness
  • To Cyriack Skinner
  • On the late massacre in Piemont
  • On his deceased wife
  • from Aeropagitica
  • John Milton
  • from Paradise lost.
  • Book I
  • Book II
  • from Book IX
  • from Antonio's revenge : the prologue
  • from Book XII
  • John Milton
  • from the Diary
  • Samuel Pepys
  • from Abasolom and Achitophel
  • Macflecknoe
  • A song for St. Cecilia's day
  • To the memory of Mr. Oldham
  • The secular masque
  • from An essay of dramatic poesy
  • Richard Steele
  • from The spectator.
  • On Mr. Spectator
  • On the Spectator Club
  • On the Spectator's uses
  • On Nicolini and the lions
  • On a country Sunday
  • On genius
  • On dying for love
  • On the pleasures of the imagination, 1
  • v. 1.
  • On the pleasures of the imagination, 2
  • On gardens
  • On the means of faith
  • On natural religion
  • Joseph Addison
  • from The guardian.
  • On story telling
  • Richard Steele
  • from Thoughts on various subjects
  • Jonathan Swift
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • from Gulliver's travels.
  • Part I, A voyage to Lilliput
  • from Part IV, A voyage to the Houyhnhnms
  • Jonathan Swift
  • A modest proposal
  • Verses on the death of Dr. Swift
  • from On poetry : a rhapsody
  • Jonathan Swift
  • from An essay on criticism
  • The rape of the lock
  • The eighteenth century.
  • from An essay on man
  • from Moral essays : epistle IV, of the use of riches
  • An epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot
  • Alexander Pope
  • from Trivia, or, The art of walking
  • John Gay
  • Songs from The beggar's opera.
  • Through all the employments of life
  • Were I laid on Greenland's coast
  • Youth's the season
  • from A journal of the plague year
  • John Gay
  • from The seasons
  • from The castle of indolence
  • James Thomson
  • Daniel Defoe
  • from The tatler.
  • On dueling
  • On the passion of love
  • Isaac Watts
  • My Peggy is a young thing
  • Allan Ramsay
  • Sally in our alley
  • Henry Carey
  • Verses on the prospect of planting arts and learning in America
  • George Berkeley
  • The Vicar of Bray
  • anonymous
  • Love divine
  • v. 1.
  • Charles Wesley
  • Ode written in the beginning of the year 1746
  • Ode to evening
  • William Collins
  • Letters to his son
  • Philip Dormer Stanhope
  • Ode on a distant prospect of Eton College
  • Hymn to adversity
  • On the death of a favorite cat
  • Elegy written in a country churchyard
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • The bard
  • Letters
  • Thomas Gray
  • from A song to David
  • from Rejoice in the lamb
  • Christopher Smart
  • Prologue spoken by Mr. Garrick at the opening of the theater in Drury Lane, 1747
  • The vanity of human wishes
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The rambler.
  • The eighteenth century.
  • 4, the novel
  • 5, spring
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Letter to Chesterfield
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia.
  • Chapter 10
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from the Preface to Shakespeare
  • Samuel Johnson
  • To a child of quality five years old, the author forty
  • from The lives of the most eminent English poets.
  • Pope
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The life of Samuel Johnson
  • James Boswell
  • from The citizen of the world.
  • 4, 54, 55, 86
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • An elegy on the death of a mad dog
  • The deserted village
  • Written in the beginning of Mezeray's History of France
  • from Retaliation
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • from the Speech on conciliation with the colonies
  • from Reflections on the revolution in France
  • Edmund Burke
  • On opening a place for social prayer
  • The shrubbery
  • The diverting history of John Gilpin
  • from The task
  • On the receipt of my mother's picture out of Norfolk
  • The female phaeton
  • To Mary
  • The castaway
  • Letters
  • William Cowper
  • The school for scandal
  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • An ABC of prosody
  • by Karl Shapiro
  • Matthew Prior
  • Our God, our help
  • William Blake
  • from Book Fifth
  • from Book Ninth
  • from Book Eleventh
  • William Wordsworth
  • from Songs of innocence.
  • Introduction
  • The lamb
  • Infant joy
  • The little black boy
  • A cradle song
  • The chimney sweeper
  • William Blake
  • from Songs of experience.
  • v. 2.
  • The tyger
  • The clod and the pebble
  • A poison tree
  • Ah, sun-flower
  • The garden of love
  • A little boy lost
  • Infant sorrow
  • London
  • The chimney sweeper
  • William Blake
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Poems from manuscripts.
  • Never seek to tell thy love
  • A cradle song
  • Eternity
  • Auguries of innocence
  • William Blake
  • from Milton
  • William Blake
  • Mary Morison
  • Green grow the rashes, O
  • The Romantic period.
  • Holy Willie's prayer
  • Epistle to J. Lapraik
  • To a mouse
  • The cotter's Saturday night
  • Address to the Deil
  • Address to the unco guid, or, The rigidly righteous
  • To a louse
  • To a mountain daisy
  • O, my luve is like a red, red rose
  • Of a' the airts
  • from Poetical sketches.
  • Auld lang syne
  • Sweet Afton
  • Willie brewed a peck o' maut
  • Tam o' Shanter
  • Ye flowery banks
  • Ae fond kiss
  • Scots, wha hae
  • For a' that
  • O, wert thou in the cauld blast
  • Robert Burns
  • Song (How sweet I roam'd)
  • Lines written in early spring
  • Expostulation and reply
  • The tables turned
  • Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey
  • Strange fits of passion have I known
  • She dwelt among the untrodden ways
  • I travelled among unknown men
  • Three years she grew in sun and shower
  • A slumber did my spirit seal
  • Lucy Gray, or, Solitude
  • Song (My silks and fine array)
  • The fountain
  • Michael
  • My heart leaps up
  • Resolution and independence
  • To the cuckoo
  • She was a phantom of delight
  • I wandered lonely as a cloud
  • Ode : intimations of immortality from recollections of early childhood
  • Ode to duty
  • The solitary reaper
  • Mad song
  • Stepping westward
  • Elegiac stanzas
  • Character of a happy warrior
  • Upon Westminster Bridge
  • By the sea-side, near Calais
  • It is a beauteous evening
  • On the extinction of the Venetian Republic
  • To Toussaint L'Ouverture
  • Near Dover
  • London, September 1802
  • To the muses
  • London, 1802
  • It is not to be thought of
  • The world is too much with us
  • Most sweet it is
  • Preface to the second edition of Lyrical ballads
  • William Wordsworth
  • from The prelude.
  • from Book First
  • from Book Third
  • from Book Fourth
  • Dejection : an ode
  • Youth and age
  • Work without hope
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • from Biographica literaria.
  • from Chapter I
  • from Chapter IV
  • Chapter XIV
  • Chapter XV
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • v. 2.
  • The old familiar faces
  • On the tragedies of Shakspeare [i.e. Shakespeare]
  • New Year's Eve
  • Mrs. Battle's opinions on whist
  • Dream-children
  • Old China
  • Poor relations
  • The superannuated man
  • Letters
  • Charles Lamb
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • from Lectures on the English poets.
  • from Lecture VIII, On the living poets
  • William Hazlitt
  • On reason and imagination
  • On going a journey
  • from The fight
  • from My first acquaintance with poets
  • William Hazlitt
  • from Confessions of an English opium-eater
  • On the knocking at the gate in Macbeth
  • The Romantic period.
  • Thomas de Quincey
  • from Suspiria de produndis.
  • Levana and our ladies of sorrow / Thomas de Quincey
  • Literature of knowledge and literature of power
  • Thomas de Quincey
  • from English bards, and Scotch reviewers
  • Maid of Athens, ere we part
  • from The corsair
  • She walks in beauty
  • The destruction of Sennacherib
  • Kubla Khan
  • When we two parted
  • Stanzas for music
  • Fare thee well
  • Sonnet on Chillon
  • The prisoner of Chillon
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • from Childe Harold's pilgrimage.
  • Canto III
  • from Canto IV
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • The rime of the ancient mariner
  • So we'll go no more a-roving
  • To Thomas Moore
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • from Don Juan.
  • from Canto the First
  • from Canto the Second
  • from Canto the Third
  • from Canto the Fourth
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Stanzas written on the road between Florence and Pisa
  • Christabel
  • On this day I complete my thirty-sixth year
  • Letters
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Frost at midnight
  • France : an ode
  • England in 1819
  • The masque of anarchy
  • Ode to the West wind
  • The Indian serenade
  • Love's philosophy
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Songs from Prometheus unbound.
  • My soul is an enchanted boat
  • This is the day
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • v. 2.
  • The cloud
  • To a skylark
  • Adonais
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Choruses from Hellas.
  • Worlds on worlds
  • The world's greatest age
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Time
  • To night
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Song (Rarely, rarely, comest thou)
  • Mutability (The flower that smiles to-day)
  • A lament
  • To ____ (Music, when soft voices die)
  • Sonnet : political greatness
  • To ____ (One word is too often profaned)
  • A dirge
  • Lines : when the lamp is shattered
  • from A defence of poetry
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • The romantic period.
  • On first looking into Chapman's Homer
  • On seeing the Elgin marbles
  • On the sea
  • from Endymion
  • On sitting down to read King Lear again
  • When I have fears
  • Lines on the Mermaid Tavern
  • Ode (Bards of passion)
  • The eve of St. Agnes
  • La belle dame sans merci
  • Mutability (We are as clouds)
  • Bright star
  • Ode to a nightingale
  • Ode on a Grecian urn
  • Ode on melancholy
  • To autumn
  • Letters
  • John Keats
  • Hymn to intellectual beauty
  • Ozymandias
  • Stanzas written in dejection, near Naples
  • Song to the men of England
  • Pibroch of Donuil Dhu
  • Proud Maisie
  • Bonny Dundee
  • Walter Scott
  • Mother, I cannot
  • Ah what avails
  • Dirce
  • Away, my verse
  • Past ruin'd Ilion
  • When Helen first
  • v. 2.
  • Yes, I write verses
  • To Browning
  • Iphigeneia and Agamemnon
  • Twenty years hence
  • Dying speech of an old philosopher
  • To age
  • To my ninth decad
  • Well I remember
  • Walter Savage Landor
  • The Battle of Blenheim
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • The inchcape rock
  • My days among the dead
  • Robert Southey
  • Ye mariners of England
  • Thomas Campbell
  • The harp that once through Tara's halls
  • Believe me, if all those endearing young charms
  • The time I've lost in wooing
  • Oft, in the stilly night
  • Thomas Moore
  • The romantic period.
  • Preston Mills
  • Ebenezer Elliott
  • Abou Ben Adhem
  • The fish, the man, and the spirit
  • Rondeau
  • Leigh Hunt
  • The song of the shirt
  • Thomas Hood
  • Song (How many times do I love thee, dear?)
  • Threnody
  • Lochinvar
  • Song (Old Adam, the carrion crow)
  • Dream-pedlary
  • The phantom-wooer
  • A beautiful night
  • Thomas Lovell Beddoes
  • Harp of the North
  • Soldier, rest
  • Coronach
  • Jock of Hazeldean
  • from Lecture I, The hero as divinity
  • from Lecture V, The hero as a man of letters / Thomas Carlyle
  • from Past and present.
  • Book II, Chapter 2, St. Edmundsbury
  • Book II, Chapter 4, Abbot Hugo
  • Book II, Chapter 8, The election
  • Book III, Chapter 2, Gospel of Mammonism
  • Book III, Chapter 5, The English
  • Book III, Chapter 11, Labour
  • Book III, Chapter 13, Democracy
  • v. 2.
  • Book IV, from Chapter 3, The one institution
  • Book IV, Chapter 4, Captains of industry
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • The Victorian period.
  • from Sartor resartus.
  • Book II, Chapter 7, The everlasting no
  • Book II, Chapter 9, The everlasting yea
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • from On heroes, hero-worship, and the heroic in history.
  • from Apologia pro vita sua.
  • Note A, Liberalism
  • John Henry Newman
  • from The idea of a university.
  • from Discourse V, Knowledge its own end
  • from Discourse VI, Knowledge viewed in relation to learning
  • from Discourse VII, Knowledge viewed in relation to professional skill
  • John Henry Newman
  • from Autobiography.
  • from Chapter 4, Youthful propagandism
  • v. 2.
  • from Chapter 5, A crisis in my mental history, one stage onward
  • John Stuart Mill
  • The spirit of the age, no. 1
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from On liberty.
  • from Chapter I, Introductory
  • from Chapter 2, Of the liberty of thought and discussion
  • Chapter 3, Of individuality, as one of the elements of well-being
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from Praeterita.
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • from Chapter 1, The springs of Wandel
  • from Chapter 2, Herne-Hill almond blossoms
  • John Ruskin
  • from Modern painters, volume III.
  • from Chapter 1, Of the received opinions touching the Grand Style
  • from Chapter 3, Of the real nature of greatness of style
  • from Chapter 17, The moral of landscape
  • John Ruskin
  • from The stones of Venice, volume II.
  • from Chapter 6, The nature of Gothic
  • The Victorian period.
  • John Ruskin
  • from The crown of wild olive.
  • Lecture II, Traffic
  • John Ruskin
  • Autobiography
  • Science and culture
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
  • from Darwiniana.
  • from The origin of the species
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
  • from Southey's colloquies
  • from Essays upon some controverted questions.
  • Prologue
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
  • from Francis Bacon
  • from The history of England
  • Letter on democracy
  • Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • The poet
  • You ask me, why, though ill at ease
  • Sir Galahad
  • To ____, with the following poem
  • The palace of art
  • Oenone
  • Ulysses
  • The lotos-eaters
  • Locksley Hall
  • The vision of sin
  • v. 2.
  • Break, break, break
  • Sweet and low
  • The splendor falls on castle walls
  • Tears, idle tears
  • Home they brought her warrior dead
  • Ask me no more
  • Now sleeps the crimson petal
  • Come down, o maid
  • The eagle
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • from In memoriam.
  • Prologue, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 11, 27, 28, 30, 50, 54, 56, 78, 82, 96, 104, 105, 106, 116, 118, 120, 123, 124, 130, 131
  • Epilogue
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • From Idylls of the king.
  • Dedication
  • Lancelot and Elaine
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • Crossing the bar
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • The Victorian period.
  • Song
  • Mariana
  • Tithonus
  • The sea-fairies
  • The Lady of Shalott
  • Home-thoughts, from abroad
  • Home-thoughts, from the sea
  • The bishop orders his tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
  • The laboratory
  • Meeting at night
  • Parting at morning
  • Love among the ruins
  • Up at a villa, down in the city
  • Fra Lippo Lippi
  • A toccata of Galuppi's
  • v. 2.
  • My star
  • Respectability
  • The last ride together
  • Andrea del Sarto
  • Memorabilia
  • Two in the Campagna
  • A grammarian's funeral
  • Prospice
  • Adam, Lilith, and Eve
  • Epilogue to Asolando
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Robert Browning
  • The Victorian period.
  • My last duchess
  • Count Gismond
  • Soliloquy of the Spanish cloister
  • Porphyria's lover
  • "How they brought the good news from Ghent to Aix"
  • Memorial verses
  • Self-dependence
  • A Summer night
  • The buried life
  • Morality
  • Sohrab and Rustum
  • Requiescat
  • The scholar-gypsy
  • Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse
  • Isolation : to Marguerite
  • v. 2.
  • The better part
  • Dover Beach
  • The last word
  • Preface to Poems, 1853
  • Matthew Arnold
  • from Essays in criticism, first series.
  • from The function of criticism at the present time
  • Matthew Arnold
  • from Culture and anarchy.
  • Chapter I, Sweetness and light
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Matthew Arnold
  • The Victorian period.
  • Quiet work
  • To a friend
  • Shakespeare
  • In harmony with nature
  • The forsaken merman
  • from The house of life.
  • Sonnet 4, 19, 24, 51, 56, 69, 77, 78, 86, 97, 101
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • The woodspurge
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • An apology
  • The haystack in the floods
  • The defence of Guenevere
  • The eve of Crécy
  • The blue closet
  • v. 2.
  • from Address on the collection of paintings of the English pre-Raphaelite school in the city of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, October 24, 1891
  • from The art of the people
  • William Morris
  • Choruses from Atalanta in Calydon.
  • When the hounds of spring are on winter's traces
  • Before the beginning of years
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • Hymn to Proserpine
  • The garden of Proserpine
  • A ballad of François Villon
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Hertha
  • To Walt Whitman in America
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • The Victorian period.
  • The blessed damozel
  • My sister's sleep
  • The ballad of dead ladies
  • Sister Helen
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • God's grandeur
  • Spring
  • The windhover
  • Pied beauty
  • Henry Purcell
  • Felix Randal
  • Spring and fall
  • Spelt from Sibyl's leaves
  • Carrion comfort
  • No worst, there is none
  • v. 2.
  • I wake and feel the fell of dark
  • My own heart let me more have pity on
  • Thou art indeed just, Lord
  • To R.B.
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • Hap
  • The sleep-worker
  • To an unborn pauper child
  • A broken appointment
  • In tenebris
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • The darkling thrush
  • Channel firing
  • The convergence of the twain
  • The going
  • The voice
  • "Regret not me"
  • The oxen
  • Nobody comes
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Pulvis et umbra
  • The Victorian period.
  • The lantern-bearers
  • Sing me a song
  • Requiem
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • from The Renaissance : studies in art and poetry.
  • Preface
  • from The School of Giorgione
  • Conclusion
  • Walter Horatio Pater
  • 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 14, 20, 22, 26, 35, 43
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • The latest decalogue
  • Is it true, ye gods
  • "Old things need not be therefore true"
  • To spend uncounted years of pain
  • Qui laborat, orat
  • That there are powers above us I admit
  • from Seven sonnets, 4
  • Say not the struggle naught availeth
  • v. 2.
  • Arthur Hugh Clough
  • The rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám of Naishápúr
  • Edward FitzGerald
  • from Modern love.
  • 1, 16, 17, 43, 47, 50
  • George Meredith
  • Lucifer in starlight
  • Hard weather
  • George Meredith
  • Song
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Up-hill
  • A better resurrection
  • A birthday
  • Life and death
  • Sleeping at last
  • Christina Georgina Rossetti
  • The hound of Heaven
  • Francis Thompson
  • from In hospital.
  • 1, 4, 7, 28
  • The Victorian period.
  • William Ernest Henley
  • Invictus
  • I.M. Margaritae Sorori
  • Space and dread and the dark
  • William Ernest Henley
  • from Barrack-room ballads : dedication
  • The ballad of East and West
  • "Fuzzy-wuzzy"
  • Tommy
  • Recessional
  • A musical instrument
  • The white man's burden
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • On a portrait of Wordsworth
  • Grief
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • from Sonnets from the Portuguese.
  • Sailing to Byzantium
  • Among school children
  • Coole and Ballylee, 1931
  • At Algeciras : a meditation upon death
  • Lapis lazuli
  • An acre of grass
  • John Kinsella's lament for Mrs. Mary Moore
  • The symbolism of poetry
  • William Butler Yeats
  • The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • v. 2.
  • Preludes
  • A cooking egg
  • Sweeney among the nightingales
  • The waste land
  • The hollow men
  • Animula
  • Landscapes
  • Tradition and individual talent
  • The metaphysical poets
  • Thomas Stearns [T.S.] Eliot
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Love on the farm
  • Baby running barefoot
  • Aware
  • A winter's tale
  • Troth with the dead
  • The North country
  • A snowy day in school
  • Ballad of another Ophelia
  • Reading a letter
  • Nostalgia
  • The modern period.
  • The shadow of death
  • Song of a man who has come through
  • Bat
  • Snake
  • The English are so nice
  • David Herbert [D.H.] Lawrence
  • Pur
  • Too dear, too vague
  • A summer night 1933
  • In memory of W.B. Yeats
  • The falling of the leaves
  • Our bias
  • Wystan Hugh [W.H.] Auden
  • from In time of war.
  • 16, 17, 18, 23, 27
  • Wystan Hugh [W.H.] Auden
  • As I walked out one evening
  • Spain 1937
  • Casino
  • The unknown citizen
  • From The sea and the mirror : preface
  • An Irish airman forsees his death
  • Wystan Hugh [W.H.] Auden
  • The fisherman
  • Easter, 1916
  • The second coming
  • Alfred Edward [A.E.] Housman
  • Town and country
  • Menelaus and Helen
  • The jolly company
  • Rupert Brooke
  • The bottle
  • Winter dusk
  • Nod
  • Alone
  • Walter de la Mare
  • v. 2.
  • Strange meeting
  • Miners
  • Anthem for doomed youth
  • Futility
  • Wilfred Owen
  • He will watch the hawk with an indifferent eye
  • In railway halls, on pavements near the traffic
  • The double shame
  • Seascape
  • Stephen Spender
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Sunday morning
  • London rain
  • Explorations
  • Hiatus
  • Louis MacNeice
  • Fern Hill
  • The hand that signed the paper felled a city
  • The hunchback in the park
  • Dylan Thomas
  • The modern period.
  • From far, from eve and morning
  • Far in a western brookland
  • I promise nothing : friends will part
  • Diffugere nives : Horace, Odes IV, 7
  • Crossing alone the nighted ferry
  • Ivor Armstrong Richards
  • Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown
  • Virginia Woolf
  • v. 2.
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • The modern period.
  • A group of critical essays.
  • Romanticism and classicism
  • Thomas Ernest Hulme
  • The discovery of poetry / Herbert Read
  • Science and poetry
  • Odour of chrysanthemums
  • David Herbert [D.H.] Lawrence
  • Green tunnels
  • Aldous Huxley
  • Private Jones
  • Alun Lewis
  • v. 2.
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • The modern period.
  • A group of short stories.
  • The dead
  • James Joyce
  • The road from Colonus
  • Edward Morgan Forster
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Contents
  • Seafarer
  • The dream of the rood
  • Brunanburg
  • Maldon
  • v. 1.
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Old English.
  • Beowulf
  • Shorter old English poems.
  • Deor
  • A wife's lament
  • Wanderer
  • Wynter wakenth al my care
  • I syng of a myden
  • Adam lay i-bowndyn
  • Timor mortis
  • From Piers Plowman.
  • Prologue
  • The field full of folk
  • The seven deadly sins
  • Sir Gawain and the green knight
  • from The Canterbury tales.
  • v. 1.
  • The general prologue
  • The words between the host and the miller
  • The wife of Bath's prologue
  • The words between the summoner and the friar
  • The friar's prologue and tale
  • The words of the Franklin to the squire and of the host to the franklin
  • The franklin's prologue and tale
  • The words of the host to the physician and the pardoner
  • The pardoner's prologue and tale
  • from The prioress's tale.
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • The words of the host to Chaucer
  • The nun's priest's prologue and tale
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Middle English.
  • Middle English lyrics.
  • Sumer is icumen in
  • Lenten ys come with love
  • Alysoun
  • With longyng Y am lad
  • v. 1.
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Middle English.
  • Medieval drama.
  • The second shepherds' play
  • Babylon, or, The bonnie banks o' Fordie
  • Hind horn
  • The three ravens
  • Kemp Owyne
  • Sir Patrick Spence
  • Child waters
  • Sweet William's ghost
  • Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
  • Bonny Barbara Allan
  • Robin Hood and Allen a Dale
  • v. 1.
  • Robin Hood's death
  • Chevy Chase
  • Mary Hamilton
  • Get up and bar the door
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Middle English.
  • from Le morte d'arthur : book XXI
  • Thomas Malory
  • The popular ballads.
  • The Douglas tragedy
  • Edward
  • The song of Solomon 1-4
  • Matthew 5:1-12, 6
  • I Corinthians 13
  • Forget not yet
  • The lover compareth his state to a ship in perilous storm tossed on the sea
  • A renouncing of love
  • The lover complaineth the unkindness of his love
  • The lover showeth how he is forsaken of such as he sometime enjoyed
  • Thomas Wyatt
  • Description of spring, wherein each thing renews, save only the lover
  • v. 1.
  • Vow to love faithfully howsoever he be rewarded
  • How no age is content with his own estate, and how the age of children is the happiest, if they had skill to understand it
  • Henry Howard
  • Cupid and my campaspe
  • What bird so sings?
  • from Euphues, the anatomy of wit
  • John Lyly
  • from Astrophel and Stella.
  • 1, 3, 14, 15, 31, 41, 74, 90
  • Philip Sidney
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Leave me, o love
  • from The defense of poesy
  • Philip Sidney
  • The Renaissance.
  • The English Bible.
  • 2 Samuel 11, 12
  • Job 1-3, 12-14, 38-42
  • Psalms 8, 19, 24, 90
  • Ecclesiastes 11, 12
  • There is a lady sweet and kind
  • anonymous
  • The lowest trees have tops
  • My mind to me a kingdom is
  • Edward Dyer
  • Fair is my love
  • Ah, were she pitiful
  • Sephestia's song to her child
  • The shepherd's wife's song
  • Sweet are the thoughts
  • v. 1.
  • Philomela's ode
  • Robert Greene
  • His golden locks time hath to silver turned
  • George Peele
  • Spring, the sweet spring
  • Adieu, farewell Earth's bliss
  • Thomas Nashe
  • Our passions are most like
  • Go, soul, the body's guest
  • Give me my scallop-shell of quiet
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Even such is time
  • The last fight of the Revenge at sea
  • Walter Raleigh
  • from The faery queen.
  • A letter-- to-- Sir Walter Raleigh
  • from Book I, Cantos I through XII
  • Edmund Spenser
  • from Amoretti.
  • 1, 70, 75, 82
  • Edmund Spenser
  • The Renaissance.
  • Epithalamion
  • Edmund Spenser
  • from Hero and Leander
  • Doctor Faustus
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • from Delia.
  • 6, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 50, 54, 55
  • Damuel Daniel
  • from Musophilus
  • Are they shadows?
  • Western wind, when will thou blow?
  • Samuel Daniel
  • from the Sonnets.
  • 15, 18, 23, 25, 29, 30, 32, 33, 55, 60, 64, 65, 66, 71, 73, 76, 90, 97, 98, 106, 109, 11, 116, 130, 146
  • William Shakespeare
  • Songs from the plays.
  • Who is Sylvia?
  • When daisies pied
  • When icicles hang
  • Sigh no more, ladies
  • Under the greenwood tree
  • Back and side go bare
  • Blow, blow
  • It was a lover and his lass
  • O mistress mine
  • When that I was and a little tiny boy
  • Hark, hark! The lark
  • Fear no more
  • When daffodils begin to peer
  • Come unto these yellow sands
  • Full fadom five
  • Where the bee sucks
  • My love in her attire
  • William Shakespeare
  • from Idea.
  • To the reader of these sonnets
  • 3, 4, 9, 20, 24, 25, 37, 42, 44, 49, 57, 60, 61
  • Michael Drayton
  • Ode to the Virginian voyage
  • Ballad of Agincourt
  • Michael Drayton
  • Art thou poor?
  • Golden slumbers
  • Weep you no more, sad fountains
  • Thomas Dekker
  • My sweetest Lesbia
  • I care not for these ladies
  • Follow thy fair sun
  • When to her lute
  • The man of life upright
  • Rose-cheeked Laura
  • Now winter nights enlarge
  • Thrice toss these oaken ashes
  • Never love
  • Sweet Cupid, ripen her desire
  • There is a garden in her face
  • Thomas Campion
  • Of love
  • Of great place
  • Of wisdom for a man's self
  • Of discourse
  • Of riches
  • Of custom and education
  • Of negotiating
  • Of studies
  • Francis Bacon
  • from The advancement of learning
  • v. 1.
  • Francis Bacon
  • The good morrow
  • Go and catch a falling star
  • The indifferent
  • The canonization
  • Lovers' infiniteness
  • Sweetest love, I do not go
  • A valediction forbidding mourning
  • The dream
  • The ecstasy
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • The funeral
  • Absence
  • John Donne
  • from Holy sonnets.
  • 5, 7, 10
  • John Donne
  • A hymn to God the Father
  • John Donne
  • The seventeenth century.
  • from Essays, or, Counsels civil and moral.
  • Of truth
  • Of adversity
  • Of parents and children
  • Of marriage and single life
  • A young man
  • A vulgar-spirited man
  • A downright scholar
  • John Earle
  • The good schoolmaster
  • Thomas Fuller
  • To Doctor Empiric
  • On my first son
  • Inviting a friend to supper
  • Epitaph on S.P., a child of Queen Eliabeth's chapel
  • v. 1.
  • Song : to Celia (1)
  • Song : to Celia (2)
  • Charis : her triumph
  • It is not growing like a tree
  • To the memory of my beloved, the author, Mr. William Shakespeare
  • Slow, slow, fresh fount
  • Still to be neat
  • To a friend : an epigram of Inigo Jones
  • from Timber, or, Discoveries made upon men and matter
  • Ben Jonson
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Dramatic prologues.
  • Prologue to Every man in his humor
  • from The induction to Every man out of his humor
  • Prologue to Volpone, or, The fox
  • Ben Jonson
  • Call for the robin redbreast
  • All the flowers of the spring
  • The Duchess of Malfi
  • John Webster
  • The argument of his book
  • The seventeenth century.
  • To the sour reader
  • When he would have his verses read
  • Upon the loss of his mistresses
  • Cherry-ripe
  • Delight in disorder
  • To Dianeme
  • Corinna's going a-maying
  • To the virgins, to make much of time
  • His poetry his pillar
  • To Anthea, who may command him anything
  • The honest man
  • Upon a child that died
  • To daffodils
  • Meat without mirth
  • His prayer to Ben Jonson
  • The night-piece, to Julia
  • Not every day fit for verse
  • A ternary of littles, upon a pipkin of jelly sent to a lady
  • Upon Julia's clothes
  • Upon Prue, his maid
  • An ode for him (Ben Jonson)
  • Joseph Hall
  • His litany, to the Holy Spirit
  • A thanksgiving to God, for His house
  • Another grace for a child
  • To keep a true Lent
  • Robert Herrick
  • An affectate traveler
  • An excellent actor
  • Thomas Overbury
  • Love
  • George Herbert
  • On Mr. G. Herbert's book, entitled The temple of sacred poems, sent to a gentlewoman
  • A hymn in the name and honor of the admirable St. Teresa
  • from The flaming heart
  • In the holy nativity of our Lord God
  • Richard Crashaw
  • The retreat
  • Peace
  • Corruption
  • v. 1.
  • The world
  • Man
  • They are all gone
  • The revival
  • Henry Vaughan
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • The seventeenth century.
  • Virtue
  • Dullness
  • The collar
  • The pulley
  • The elixir
  • John Marston
  • from the Preface to the Fables
  • John Dryden
  • The way of the world
  • Wililam Congreve
  • Mr. Francis Beaumont's leatter to Ben Jonson
  • Francis Beaumont
  • Orpheus with his lute
  • Care-charming sleep
  • Drink today
  • O fair sweet face
  • John Fletcher
  • Pack, clouds, away
  • Ye little birds
  • v. 1.
  • The author to his book
  • Thomas Heywood
  • A momento for morality
  • Yet if his majesty
  • anonymous
  • Shall I, wasting?
  • A love sonnet
  • George Wither
  • Persuasions to enjoy
  • Ingrateful beauty threatened
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • Disdain returned
  • Upon a ribbon
  • A song
  • Thomas Carew
  • The lark now leaves his wat'ry nest
  • William D'Avenant
  • To Mr. Henry Lawes
  • On a girdle
  • Go, lovely rose
  • Of the last verses in the book
  • The seventeenth century.
  • Edmund Waller
  • Why so pale and wan?
  • The constant lover
  • John Suckling
  • from Hudibras
  • Samuel Butler
  • To Althea, from prison
  • To Lucasta, going to the wars
  • To Lucasta, going beyond the seas
  • Richard Lovelace
  • The character of a happy life
  • The wish
  • On the death of Mr. Crashaw
  • from Anacreontics : II. Drinking
  • Abraham Cowley
  • An Horation ode upon Cromwell's return from Ireland
  • Bermudas
  • To his coy mistress
  • The definition of love
  • The garden
  • Andrew Marvell
  • On his mistress, the Queen of Bohemia
  • Song
  • Charles Sackville
  • Not, Celia
  • Love still has something of the sea
  • Charles Sedley
  • Absent from thee
  • Love and life
  • The king's epitaph
  • A satire against mankind
  • John Wilmot
  • On the death of Sir Albert Morton's wife
  • from The complete angler
  • Izaak Walton
  • from Religo Medici
  • from Hydriotaphia : urn burial
  • Thomas Browne
  • L'Allegro
  • Il Penseroso
  • Lycidas
  • How soon hath time
  • To the Lord General Cromwell, May, 1652
  • Henry Wotton
  • On his blindness
  • To Cyriack Skinner
  • On the late massacre in Piemont
  • On his deceased wife
  • from Aeropagitica
  • John Milton
  • from Paradise lost.
  • Book I
  • Book II
  • from Book IX
  • from Antonio's revenge : the prologue
  • from Book XII
  • John Milton
  • from the Diary
  • Samuel Pepys
  • from Abasolom and Achitophel
  • Macflecknoe
  • A song for St. Cecilia's day
  • To the memory of Mr. Oldham
  • The secular masque
  • from An essay of dramatic poesy
  • Richard Steele
  • from The spectator.
  • On Mr. Spectator
  • On the Spectator Club
  • On the Spectator's uses
  • On Nicolini and the lions
  • On a country Sunday
  • On genius
  • On dying for love
  • On the pleasures of the imagination, 1
  • v. 1.
  • On the pleasures of the imagination, 2
  • On gardens
  • On the means of faith
  • On natural religion
  • Joseph Addison
  • from The guardian.
  • On story telling
  • Richard Steele
  • from Thoughts on various subjects
  • Jonathan Swift
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • from Gulliver's travels.
  • Part I, A voyage to Lilliput
  • from Part IV, A voyage to the Houyhnhnms
  • Jonathan Swift
  • A modest proposal
  • Verses on the death of Dr. Swift
  • from On poetry : a rhapsody
  • Jonathan Swift
  • from An essay on criticism
  • The rape of the lock
  • The eighteenth century.
  • from An essay on man
  • from Moral essays : epistle IV, of the use of riches
  • An epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot
  • Alexander Pope
  • from Trivia, or, The art of walking
  • John Gay
  • Songs from The beggar's opera.
  • Through all the employments of life
  • Were I laid on Greenland's coast
  • Youth's the season
  • from A journal of the plague year
  • John Gay
  • from The seasons
  • from The castle of indolence
  • James Thomson
  • Daniel Defoe
  • from The tatler.
  • On dueling
  • On the passion of love
  • Isaac Watts
  • My Peggy is a young thing
  • Allan Ramsay
  • Sally in our alley
  • Henry Carey
  • Verses on the prospect of planting arts and learning in America
  • George Berkeley
  • The Vicar of Bray
  • anonymous
  • Love divine
  • v. 1.
  • Charles Wesley
  • Ode written in the beginning of the year 1746
  • Ode to evening
  • William Collins
  • Letters to his son
  • Philip Dormer Stanhope
  • Ode on a distant prospect of Eton College
  • Hymn to adversity
  • On the death of a favorite cat
  • Elegy written in a country churchyard
  • From Beowulf to Sheridan.
  • The bard
  • Letters
  • Thomas Gray
  • from A song to David
  • from Rejoice in the lamb
  • Christopher Smart
  • Prologue spoken by Mr. Garrick at the opening of the theater in Drury Lane, 1747
  • The vanity of human wishes
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The rambler.
  • The eighteenth century.
  • 4, the novel
  • 5, spring
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Letter to Chesterfield
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia.
  • Chapter 10
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from the Preface to Shakespeare
  • Samuel Johnson
  • To a child of quality five years old, the author forty
  • from The lives of the most eminent English poets.
  • Pope
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The life of Samuel Johnson
  • James Boswell
  • from The citizen of the world.
  • 4, 54, 55, 86
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • An elegy on the death of a mad dog
  • The deserted village
  • Written in the beginning of Mezeray's History of France
  • from Retaliation
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • from the Speech on conciliation with the colonies
  • from Reflections on the revolution in France
  • Edmund Burke
  • On opening a place for social prayer
  • The shrubbery
  • The diverting history of John Gilpin
  • from The task
  • On the receipt of my mother's picture out of Norfolk
  • The female phaeton
  • To Mary
  • The castaway
  • Letters
  • William Cowper
  • The school for scandal
  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • An ABC of prosody
  • by Karl Shapiro
  • Matthew Prior
  • Our God, our help
  • William Blake
  • from Book Fifth
  • from Book Ninth
  • from Book Eleventh
  • William Wordsworth
  • from Songs of innocence.
  • Introduction
  • The lamb
  • Infant joy
  • The little black boy
  • A cradle song
  • The chimney sweeper
  • William Blake
  • from Songs of experience.
  • v. 2.
  • The tyger
  • The clod and the pebble
  • A poison tree
  • Ah, sun-flower
  • The garden of love
  • A little boy lost
  • Infant sorrow
  • London
  • The chimney sweeper
  • William Blake
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Poems from manuscripts.
  • Never seek to tell thy love
  • A cradle song
  • Eternity
  • Auguries of innocence
  • William Blake
  • from Milton
  • William Blake
  • Mary Morison
  • Green grow the rashes, O
  • The Romantic period.
  • Holy Willie's prayer
  • Epistle to J. Lapraik
  • To a mouse
  • The cotter's Saturday night
  • Address to the Deil
  • Address to the unco guid, or, The rigidly righteous
  • To a louse
  • To a mountain daisy
  • O, my luve is like a red, red rose
  • Of a' the airts
  • from Poetical sketches.
  • Auld lang syne
  • Sweet Afton
  • Willie brewed a peck o' maut
  • Tam o' Shanter
  • Ye flowery banks
  • Ae fond kiss
  • Scots, wha hae
  • For a' that
  • O, wert thou in the cauld blast
  • Robert Burns
  • Song (How sweet I roam'd)
  • Lines written in early spring
  • Expostulation and reply
  • The tables turned
  • Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey
  • Strange fits of passion have I known
  • She dwelt among the untrodden ways
  • I travelled among unknown men
  • Three years she grew in sun and shower
  • A slumber did my spirit seal
  • Lucy Gray, or, Solitude
  • Song (My silks and fine array)
  • The fountain
  • Michael
  • My heart leaps up
  • Resolution and independence
  • To the cuckoo
  • She was a phantom of delight
  • I wandered lonely as a cloud
  • Ode : intimations of immortality from recollections of early childhood
  • Ode to duty
  • The solitary reaper
  • Mad song
  • Stepping westward
  • Elegiac stanzas
  • Character of a happy warrior
  • Upon Westminster Bridge
  • By the sea-side, near Calais
  • It is a beauteous evening
  • On the extinction of the Venetian Republic
  • To Toussaint L'Ouverture
  • Near Dover
  • London, September 1802
  • To the muses
  • London, 1802
  • It is not to be thought of
  • The world is too much with us
  • Most sweet it is
  • Preface to the second edition of Lyrical ballads
  • William Wordsworth
  • from The prelude.
  • from Book First
  • from Book Third
  • from Book Fourth
  • Dejection : an ode
  • Youth and age
  • Work without hope
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • from Biographica literaria.
  • from Chapter I
  • from Chapter IV
  • Chapter XIV
  • Chapter XV
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • v. 2.
  • The old familiar faces
  • On the tragedies of Shakspeare [i.e. Shakespeare]
  • New Year's Eve
  • Mrs. Battle's opinions on whist
  • Dream-children
  • Old China
  • Poor relations
  • The superannuated man
  • Letters
  • Charles Lamb
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • from Lectures on the English poets.
  • from Lecture VIII, On the living poets
  • William Hazlitt
  • On reason and imagination
  • On going a journey
  • from The fight
  • from My first acquaintance with poets
  • William Hazlitt
  • from Confessions of an English opium-eater
  • On the knocking at the gate in Macbeth
  • The Romantic period.
  • Thomas de Quincey
  • from Suspiria de produndis.
  • Levana and our ladies of sorrow / Thomas de Quincey
  • Literature of knowledge and literature of power
  • Thomas de Quincey
  • from English bards, and Scotch reviewers
  • Maid of Athens, ere we part
  • from The corsair
  • She walks in beauty
  • The destruction of Sennacherib
  • Kubla Khan
  • When we two parted
  • Stanzas for music
  • Fare thee well
  • Sonnet on Chillon
  • The prisoner of Chillon
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • from Childe Harold's pilgrimage.
  • Canto III
  • from Canto IV
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • The rime of the ancient mariner
  • So we'll go no more a-roving
  • To Thomas Moore
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • from Don Juan.
  • from Canto the First
  • from Canto the Second
  • from Canto the Third
  • from Canto the Fourth
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Stanzas written on the road between Florence and Pisa
  • Christabel
  • On this day I complete my thirty-sixth year
  • Letters
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Frost at midnight
  • France : an ode
  • England in 1819
  • The masque of anarchy
  • Ode to the West wind
  • The Indian serenade
  • Love's philosophy
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Songs from Prometheus unbound.
  • My soul is an enchanted boat
  • This is the day
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • v. 2.
  • The cloud
  • To a skylark
  • Adonais
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Choruses from Hellas.
  • Worlds on worlds
  • The world's greatest age
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Time
  • To night
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Song (Rarely, rarely, comest thou)
  • Mutability (The flower that smiles to-day)
  • A lament
  • To ____ (Music, when soft voices die)
  • Sonnet : political greatness
  • To ____ (One word is too often profaned)
  • A dirge
  • Lines : when the lamp is shattered
  • from A defence of poetry
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • The romantic period.
  • On first looking into Chapman's Homer
  • On seeing the Elgin marbles
  • On the sea
  • from Endymion
  • On sitting down to read King Lear again
  • When I have fears
  • Lines on the Mermaid Tavern
  • Ode (Bards of passion)
  • The eve of St. Agnes
  • La belle dame sans merci
  • Mutability (We are as clouds)
  • Bright star
  • Ode to a nightingale
  • Ode on a Grecian urn
  • Ode on melancholy
  • To autumn
  • Letters
  • John Keats
  • Hymn to intellectual beauty
  • Ozymandias
  • Stanzas written in dejection, near Naples
  • Song to the men of England
  • Pibroch of Donuil Dhu
  • Proud Maisie
  • Bonny Dundee
  • Walter Scott
  • Mother, I cannot
  • Ah what avails
  • Dirce
  • Away, my verse
  • Past ruin'd Ilion
  • When Helen first
  • v. 2.
  • Yes, I write verses
  • To Browning
  • Iphigeneia and Agamemnon
  • Twenty years hence
  • Dying speech of an old philosopher
  • To age
  • To my ninth decad
  • Well I remember
  • Walter Savage Landor
  • The Battle of Blenheim
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • The inchcape rock
  • My days among the dead
  • Robert Southey
  • Ye mariners of England
  • Thomas Campbell
  • The harp that once through Tara's halls
  • Believe me, if all those endearing young charms
  • The time I've lost in wooing
  • Oft, in the stilly night
  • Thomas Moore
  • The romantic period.
  • Preston Mills
  • Ebenezer Elliott
  • Abou Ben Adhem
  • The fish, the man, and the spirit
  • Rondeau
  • Leigh Hunt
  • The song of the shirt
  • Thomas Hood
  • Song (How many times do I love thee, dear?)
  • Threnody
  • Lochinvar
  • Song (Old Adam, the carrion crow)
  • Dream-pedlary
  • The phantom-wooer
  • A beautiful night
  • Thomas Lovell Beddoes
  • Harp of the North
  • Soldier, rest
  • Coronach
  • Jock of Hazeldean
  • from Lecture I, The hero as divinity
  • from Lecture V, The hero as a man of letters / Thomas Carlyle
  • from Past and present.
  • Book II, Chapter 2, St. Edmundsbury
  • Book II, Chapter 4, Abbot Hugo
  • Book II, Chapter 8, The election
  • Book III, Chapter 2, Gospel of Mammonism
  • Book III, Chapter 5, The English
  • Book III, Chapter 11, Labour
  • Book III, Chapter 13, Democracy
  • v. 2.
  • Book IV, from Chapter 3, The one institution
  • Book IV, Chapter 4, Captains of industry
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • The Victorian period.
  • from Sartor resartus.
  • Book II, Chapter 7, The everlasting no
  • Book II, Chapter 9, The everlasting yea
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • from On heroes, hero-worship, and the heroic in history.
  • from Apologia pro vita sua.
  • Note A, Liberalism
  • John Henry Newman
  • from The idea of a university.
  • from Discourse V, Knowledge its own end
  • from Discourse VI, Knowledge viewed in relation to learning
  • from Discourse VII, Knowledge viewed in relation to professional skill
  • John Henry Newman
  • from Autobiography.
  • from Chapter 4, Youthful propagandism
  • v. 2.
  • from Chapter 5, A crisis in my mental history, one stage onward
  • John Stuart Mill
  • The spirit of the age, no. 1
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from On liberty.
  • from Chapter I, Introductory
  • from Chapter 2, Of the liberty of thought and discussion
  • Chapter 3, Of individuality, as one of the elements of well-being
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from Praeterita.
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • from Chapter 1, The springs of Wandel
  • from Chapter 2, Herne-Hill almond blossoms
  • John Ruskin
  • from Modern painters, volume III.
  • from Chapter 1, Of the received opinions touching the Grand Style
  • from Chapter 3, Of the real nature of greatness of style
  • from Chapter 17, The moral of landscape
  • John Ruskin
  • from The stones of Venice, volume II.
  • from Chapter 6, The nature of Gothic
  • The Victorian period.
  • John Ruskin
  • from The crown of wild olive.
  • Lecture II, Traffic
  • John Ruskin
  • Autobiography
  • Science and culture
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
  • from Darwiniana.
  • from The origin of the species
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
  • from Southey's colloquies
  • from Essays upon some controverted questions.
  • Prologue
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
  • from Francis Bacon
  • from The history of England
  • Letter on democracy
  • Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • The poet
  • You ask me, why, though ill at ease
  • Sir Galahad
  • To ____, with the following poem
  • The palace of art
  • Oenone
  • Ulysses
  • The lotos-eaters
  • Locksley Hall
  • The vision of sin
  • v. 2.
  • Break, break, break
  • Sweet and low
  • The splendor falls on castle walls
  • Tears, idle tears
  • Home they brought her warrior dead
  • Ask me no more
  • Now sleeps the crimson petal
  • Come down, o maid
  • The eagle
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • from In memoriam.
  • Prologue, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 11, 27, 28, 30, 50, 54, 56, 78, 82, 96, 104, 105, 106, 116, 118, 120, 123, 124, 130, 131
  • Epilogue
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • From Idylls of the king.
  • Dedication
  • Lancelot and Elaine
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • Crossing the bar
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • The Victorian period.
  • Song
  • Mariana
  • Tithonus
  • The sea-fairies
  • The Lady of Shalott
  • Home-thoughts, from abroad
  • Home-thoughts, from the sea
  • The bishop orders his tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
  • The laboratory
  • Meeting at night
  • Parting at morning
  • Love among the ruins
  • Up at a villa, down in the city
  • Fra Lippo Lippi
  • A toccata of Galuppi's
  • v. 2.
  • My star
  • Respectability
  • The last ride together
  • Andrea del Sarto
  • Memorabilia
  • Two in the Campagna
  • A grammarian's funeral
  • Prospice
  • Adam, Lilith, and Eve
  • Epilogue to Asolando
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Robert Browning
  • The Victorian period.
  • My last duchess
  • Count Gismond
  • Soliloquy of the Spanish cloister
  • Porphyria's lover
  • "How they brought the good news from Ghent to Aix"
  • Memorial verses
  • Self-dependence
  • A Summer night
  • The buried life
  • Morality
  • Sohrab and Rustum
  • Requiescat
  • The scholar-gypsy
  • Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse
  • Isolation : to Marguerite
  • v. 2.
  • The better part
  • Dover Beach
  • The last word
  • Preface to Poems, 1853
  • Matthew Arnold
  • from Essays in criticism, first series.
  • from The function of criticism at the present time
  • Matthew Arnold
  • from Culture and anarchy.
  • Chapter I, Sweetness and light
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Matthew Arnold
  • The Victorian period.
  • Quiet work
  • To a friend
  • Shakespeare
  • In harmony with nature
  • The forsaken merman
  • from The house of life.
  • Sonnet 4, 19, 24, 51, 56, 69, 77, 78, 86, 97, 101
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • The woodspurge
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • An apology
  • The haystack in the floods
  • The defence of Guenevere
  • The eve of Crécy
  • The blue closet
  • v. 2.
  • from Address on the collection of paintings of the English pre-Raphaelite school in the city of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, October 24, 1891
  • from The art of the people
  • William Morris
  • Choruses from Atalanta in Calydon.
  • When the hounds of spring are on winter's traces
  • Before the beginning of years
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • Hymn to Proserpine
  • The garden of Proserpine
  • A ballad of François Villon
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Hertha
  • To Walt Whitman in America
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • The Victorian period.
  • The blessed damozel
  • My sister's sleep
  • The ballad of dead ladies
  • Sister Helen
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • God's grandeur
  • Spring
  • The windhover
  • Pied beauty
  • Henry Purcell
  • Felix Randal
  • Spring and fall
  • Spelt from Sibyl's leaves
  • Carrion comfort
  • No worst, there is none
  • v. 2.
  • I wake and feel the fell of dark
  • My own heart let me more have pity on
  • Thou art indeed just, Lord
  • To R.B.
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • Hap
  • The sleep-worker
  • To an unborn pauper child
  • A broken appointment
  • In tenebris
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • The darkling thrush
  • Channel firing
  • The convergence of the twain
  • The going
  • The voice
  • "Regret not me"
  • The oxen
  • Nobody comes
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Pulvis et umbra
  • The Victorian period.
  • The lantern-bearers
  • Sing me a song
  • Requiem
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • from The Renaissance : studies in art and poetry.
  • Preface
  • from The School of Giorgione
  • Conclusion
  • Walter Horatio Pater
  • 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 14, 20, 22, 26, 35, 43
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • The latest decalogue
  • Is it true, ye gods
  • "Old things need not be therefore true"
  • To spend uncounted years of pain
  • Qui laborat, orat
  • That there are powers above us I admit
  • from Seven sonnets, 4
  • Say not the struggle naught availeth
  • v. 2.
  • Arthur Hugh Clough
  • The rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám of Naishápúr
  • Edward FitzGerald
  • from Modern love.
  • 1, 16, 17, 43, 47, 50
  • George Meredith
  • Lucifer in starlight
  • Hard weather
  • George Meredith
  • Song
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Up-hill
  • A better resurrection
  • A birthday
  • Life and death
  • Sleeping at last
  • Christina Georgina Rossetti
  • The hound of Heaven
  • Francis Thompson
  • from In hospital.
  • 1, 4, 7, 28
  • The Victorian period.
  • William Ernest Henley
  • Invictus
  • I.M. Margaritae Sorori
  • Space and dread and the dark
  • William Ernest Henley
  • from Barrack-room ballads : dedication
  • The ballad of East and West
  • "Fuzzy-wuzzy"
  • Tommy
  • Recessional
  • A musical instrument
  • The white man's burden
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • On a portrait of Wordsworth
  • Grief
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • from Sonnets from the Portuguese.
  • Sailing to Byzantium
  • Among school children
  • Coole and Ballylee, 1931
  • At Algeciras : a meditation upon death
  • Lapis lazuli
  • An acre of grass
  • John Kinsella's lament for Mrs. Mary Moore
  • The symbolism of poetry
  • William Butler Yeats
  • The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • v. 2.
  • Preludes
  • A cooking egg
  • Sweeney among the nightingales
  • The waste land
  • The hollow men
  • Animula
  • Landscapes
  • Tradition and individual talent
  • The metaphysical poets
  • Thomas Stearns [T.S.] Eliot
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Love on the farm
  • Baby running barefoot
  • Aware
  • A winter's tale
  • Troth with the dead
  • The North country
  • A snowy day in school
  • Ballad of another Ophelia
  • Reading a letter
  • Nostalgia
  • The modern period.
  • The shadow of death
  • Song of a man who has come through
  • Bat
  • Snake
  • The English are so nice
  • David Herbert [D.H.] Lawrence
  • Pur
  • Too dear, too vague
  • A summer night 1933
  • In memory of W.B. Yeats
  • The falling of the leaves
  • Our bias
  • Wystan Hugh [W.H.] Auden
  • from In time of war.
  • 16, 17, 18, 23, 27
  • Wystan Hugh [W.H.] Auden
  • As I walked out one evening
  • Spain 1937
  • Casino
  • The unknown citizen
  • From The sea and the mirror : preface
  • An Irish airman forsees his death
  • Wystan Hugh [W.H.] Auden
  • The fisherman
  • Easter, 1916
  • The second coming
  • Alfred Edward [A.E.] Housman
  • Town and country
  • Menelaus and Helen
  • The jolly company
  • Rupert Brooke
  • The bottle
  • Winter dusk
  • Nod
  • Alone
  • Walter de la Mare
  • v. 2.
  • Strange meeting
  • Miners
  • Anthem for doomed youth
  • Futility
  • Wilfred Owen
  • He will watch the hawk with an indifferent eye
  • In railway halls, on pavements near the traffic
  • The double shame
  • Seascape
  • Stephen Spender
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • Sunday morning
  • London rain
  • Explorations
  • Hiatus
  • Louis MacNeice
  • Fern Hill
  • The hand that signed the paper felled a city
  • The hunchback in the park
  • Dylan Thomas
  • The modern period.
  • From far, from eve and morning
  • Far in a western brookland
  • I promise nothing : friends will part
  • Diffugere nives : Horace, Odes IV, 7
  • Crossing alone the nighted ferry
  • Ivor Armstrong Richards
  • Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown
  • Virginia Woolf
  • v. 2.
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • The modern period.
  • A group of critical essays.
  • Romanticism and classicism
  • Thomas Ernest Hulme
  • The discovery of poetry / Herbert Read
  • Science and poetry
  • Odour of chrysanthemums
  • David Herbert [D.H.] Lawrence
  • Green tunnels
  • Aldous Huxley
  • Private Jones
  • Alun Lewis
  • v. 2.
  • From Blake to the present day.
  • The modern period.
  • A group of short stories.
  • The dead
  • James Joyce
  • The road from Colonus
  • Edward Morgan Forster
Control code
561177
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
2 volumes
Lccn
63000713
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
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